Bollywood actress Amy Jackson is set to make her U.S. debut in the highly popular American superhero series “Supergirl” as another superhero called Saturn Girl A.K.A. Imra Ardeen.
According Deadline, the 25-year-old actress will be playing a recurring role, lending Supergirl – played by Melissa Benoist – a helping hand with her telekinetic ability.
The new character has been described as “a kind, smart, and strong-willed hero who uses her telekinetic ability to help those in need. She was born on Titan, one of Saturn’s moons, and arrives on Earth to help Supergirl battle one of her biggest threats.”
The British-born actress also expressed her excitement in on Twitter, saying “FINALLY! So now you know what I’ve been getting up to in Canada over the past couple of weeks. #SuperGirl’s new recruit #SaturnGirl.”
FINALLY! So now you know what I’ve been getting up to in Canada over the past couple of weeks ? #SuperGirl new recruit #SaturnGirl
— Amy Jackson (@iamAmyJackson) September 25, 2017
In the comics, Saturn Girl is one of the founding members of the Legion of Super-Heroes in the 30th and 31st centuries, tied to Superboy. She was also the first female character to lead a super-team in comic book history.
This is not the first time Saturn Girl appeared in a live-action DC series. Alexz Johnson portrayed the role during the eighth season of “Smallville.”
“Supergirl” will premiere its third season on Monday, 9 October 2017 at on the CW.